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released: 7 Mar 2011 author: AIHW media release

Re-admissions for asthma can be considered an indicator of health system performance in relation to the management of patients with asthma. This bulletin examines the overall rate of re-admissions for asthmas in Australian and investigates time trends in re-admissions for asthmas as well as differences according to age, sex, socioeconomic status and remoteness of residence.

ISBN 978-1-74249-123-3; Cat. no. ACM 21; 24pp.; Internet Only

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Publication table of contents

  • Preliminary material
    • Title and verso pages
    • Contents
    • Acknowledgments
    • Summary  
  • Body section
    • Background
      • Objectives
    • Methods
      • Data source
      • Record linkage
      • Re-admission for asthma within 28 days
      • Socioeconomic status
      • Remoteness of residence
    • Results
      • Time trends in re-admissions for asthma
      • Re-admissions for asthma by population subgroups
    • Discussion
    • Conclusions
  • End matter
    • Glossary
    • References

Recommended citation

AIHW 2011. Time trends and geographical variation in re-admissions for asthma in Australia. Cat. no. ACM 21. Canberra: AIHW. Viewed 27 June 2017 <http://www.aihw.gov.au/publication-detail/?id=10737418275>.

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